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MICR Council

John D. Carpten, PhD
Chairperson

John D. Carpten, PhD

Professor and Chair of Translational Genomics
Director, Institute For Translational Genomics
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, California

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD
Chairperson-Elect

Gerardo Colón-Otero, MD

Director, Health Disparities Research; Associate Dean, Mayo Medical School; Professor, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Laura Fejerman, PhD
Past Chairperson

Laura Fejerman, PhD

Associate Professor, Institute of Human Genetics, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
Berkeley, California

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Margaret Foti, PhD, MD (hc)

Chief Executive Officer
American Association for Cancer Research
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

Sarki A. Abdulkadir, MD, PhD

(2019-2022)

Director
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

Nadine J. Barrett, PhD

(2019-2022)

Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine
Duke School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

Luis G. Carvajal-Carmona, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor & Auburn Community Cancer Endowed Chair in Basic Science
Associate Director for Basic Science, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
School of Medicine, University of California Davis
Davis, California

Luis A. Diaz Jr., MD

Luis A. Diaz Jr., MD

(2020-2023)

Head of Division of Solid Tumor Oncology Greyer Family Chair
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, New York

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

Lisa A. Newman, MD, MPH

(2019-2022)

Director
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, New York

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD

Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD

(2020-2023)

Professor
Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine
Orlando, Florida

Camille C. R. Ragin, PhD

Camille C. R. Ragin, PhD

(2020-2023)

Professor, Cancer Prevention and Control
Fox Chase Cancer Center – Temple Health
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

Sanya A. Springfield, PhD

(Ex Officio)

Director
National Cancer Institute-Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities
Bethesda, Maryland

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

Mariana C. Stern, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor, Departments of Preventive Medicine and Urology
USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Los Angeles, California

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

Clayton C. Yates, PhD

(2018-2021)

Professor, Department of Biology and Center for Cancer Research
Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, Alabama